Lab Analyst


A progressive Niagara region employer requires a Lab Analyst to work in their industrial lab facilities on a 1 year contract. 

Must Haves:

  • Residing in the Niagara area 
  • Personality must be reliable and committed 
  • Willing to work overtime/weekend day/holiday IF necessary
  • Will require working 12 hour continental shifts

Duties and Accountabilities:

This is an in-process quality analysis position where samples of metallurgical product are routinely analyzed during production through a variety of methods using state of the art instruments and techniques.

  • Metals analysis, trace analysis and sample preparation
  • Working knowledge of ICP
  • Sample preparation, including weighing, digesting and diluting a broad range of different sample types
  • Perform routine sample analysis using a variety of analytical techniques
  • Perform complex sample analysis with assistance from senior personnel
  • Operation and basic maintenance of analytical instrumentation
  • Have knowledge of laboratory safety manual, quality manual, test methods, and SOPs in order to perform daily responsibilities and to report departures from these established procedures


  • Bachelor of Science Degree (Chemistry preferred) or relevant Technical College Diploma

Preferred Experience: 

  • Experience in an industrial or commercial laboratory (preferred)
  • 17025 accredited facility experience (asset) 
  •  Working knowledge of ICP and Leco experience an asset
  • Any WHIMIS / SDS / CPR training would be considered an asset.